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Dr. Kai Uwe Bindseil

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Life Science | Healthcare Industries

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Innovation area overview: Health and Life Sciences

The capital region is one of Europe’s most important locations for life sciences and healthcare industries. Thanks to its unique networking of science and clinical users, the region numbers among the leading science-based health regions beyond Germany.

A Successful Mix of Science and Industry  

Berlin is home to more than 280 medical engineering companies, over 230 biotechnology companies and around 30 pharmaceutical companies, including B. Braun Melsungen, Bausch & Lomb, Bayer Healthcare, Berlin-Chemie, Biotronik and Sanofi. More than 30 university-affiliated and non-academic research establishments are conducting educational and research activities in the life sciences field.

The leading institutions in the fields of life sciences and healthcareare: 

  • Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • German Heart Institute Berlin (DHZB) (one of the world’s most prestigious and high-performance transplant centers)
  • Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum Berlin (DRFZ)
  • Institut für Konstruktion, Mikro- und Medizintechnik of the Technische Universität Berlin
  • Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine Berlin-Buch